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  • FREE FOR THE EATING. by Angier, Bradford.
    Angier, Bradford.
    FREE FOR THE EATING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - Uncommon first edition of this classic book on how to banquet on nature's bounty of edible wild plants. Includes 100 wild plants and 300 ways to use them. Illustrated with drawings of the plants. 195 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 83170
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  • THE LAZY GOURMET: Magnificent Meals Made Easy. by Donovan, Robin and Juliana Gallin.
    Donovan, Robin and Juliana Gallin.
    THE LAZY GOURMET: Magnificent Meals Made Easy.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Berkeley, CA: Viva Editions, (2011). SIGNED first edition - Includes tips for beginniers, a basic tookkit to make things easier in the kitchen and more than 125 easy recipes from Orange-Spiced Pecans to Basil Leaf and Goat Cheese Wraps, Seared Sea Scallops with Mint and Pea Puree, and Lazy Chocolate "Mousse" all using readily available ingredients, common kitchen appliances and basic techniques. Foreword by Joanne Weir. SIGNED on the half title page by both authors with the words "Eat drink and be lazy!" Square format. xii, 198 pp. ISBN: 978-1573446532.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 84579
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  • NEW BEDFORD TIMES HOMEMAKERS' COOK BOOK. by Fahey, Dora C., editor.
    Fahey, Dora C., editor.
    NEW BEDFORD TIMES HOMEMAKERS' COOK BOOK.

    Edition: First edition.

    New Bedford, MA: New Bedford Times, (1930). Hardcover first edition - 'Over One Thousand Prize Recipes Selected from the innumerable Contributions of the Women of New Bedford and Cape Cod." The name of each contributor and their address is shown after each recipe. 369 pp plus index and ads. Some handwritten recipes in the blank pages at the end.

    Condition: Fair condition only (binding is cracking after copyright page and several places in middle with some signatures loose, but holding - foxing mostly to margins - soiling and wear to covers)

    Book ID: 85268
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  • FLAVOR FLOURS: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole and Ancient Grains, Nuts and Non-Wheat Flours. by Medrich, Alice with Maya Klein.
    Medrich, Alice with Maya Klein.
    FLAVOR FLOURS: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole and Ancient Grains, Nuts and Non-Wheat Flours.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Artisan / Workman, (2014). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which is both beautiful (with full color illustrations throughout) and practical with almost 125 (gluten-free) recipes show that baking with alternate flours adds an extra dimension of flavor. "Brownies made with rice flour taste even more chocolaty. Buckwheat adds complexity to a date and nut cake." This is organized by flour, with useful information on its taste, flavor affinities, and more. And because flavor flours dont react in recipes the same way as wheat flour, Medrich explains her innovative new techniques with the clarity and detail she is known for - including what equipment you will need, and where to place the rack in the oven.…

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    New York: Artisan / Workman, (2014). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which is both beautiful (with full color illustrations throughout) and practical with almost 125 (gluten-free) recipes show that baking with alternate flours adds an extra dimension of flavor. "Brownies made with rice flour taste even more chocolaty. Buckwheat adds complexity to a date and nut cake." This is organized by flour, with useful information on its taste, flavor affinities, and more. And because flavor flours dont react in recipes the same way as wheat flour, Medrich explains her innovative new techniques with the clarity and detail she is known for - including what equipment you will need, and where to place the rack in the oven. SIGNED by Medrich on the front endpaper in silver. Winner, James Beard Foundation Award, Best Book of the Year in Baking & Desserts. List of resources, general index, and index by flour. Somewhat oversized. 358 pp. ISBN: 978-1579655136.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 81783
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  • PROTEST KITCHEN: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time. by Messina, Virginia and Carol J. Adams.
    Messina, Virginia and Carol J. Adams.
    PROTEST KITCHEN: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time.

    Edition: First printing.

    Newburyport, MA: Conari Press / Red Wheel, (2018). Hardcover first edition - Includes over 50 Vegan Recipes and Practical Daily Actions as well as discussion of the effects of the food industry on climate change, abuses of animals and workers involved in all stages of growing and selling food, and more. Index. 208 pp. ISBN: 978-1573247436.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 87374
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  • WHY EVAPORATED MILK MAKES GOOD FOOD BETTER. by [Meyenberg Milk Products Co, Salinas, California]
    [Meyenberg Milk Products Co, Salinas, California]
    WHY EVAPORATED MILK MAKES GOOD FOOD BETTER.

    Edition: Early printing, revised Jan 1935.

    Chicago: Evaporated Milk Association (c 1934). In addition to general comments on the usefulness and health benefits of evaporated milk, this consists of many recipes, all using this milk. Illustrated with photographs. This copy is of interest because it includes, stapled in the center, a small 4 pp pamphlet printed in red on gold paper called "The Origins of Unsweetened Evaparated Milk" which discusses the role of John Meyenberg as the inventor of the process used by the entire industry, the "largest individual product of the canning industry in the world." Meyenberg Milk Products, Salinas, Calif is stamped in blue on the title page. 48 pp (index inside rear cover)

    Condition: Very good in black and white illustrated covers.

    Book ID: 81637
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  • THE OVERLAKE SCHOOL COOKBOOK. by Mickelson, Bonnie Stewart, editor; Illustrated By Casey Lee.
    Mickelson, Bonnie Stewart, editor; Illustrated By Casey Lee.
    THE OVERLAKE SCHOOL COOKBOOK.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Redmond, WA: Overlake School, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A cookbook containing 180 recipes which "reflects the warm, family-like atmosphere of the Overlake School, and its appealing, countryside setting, while maintaining a professional quality in content and design. As diverse as Overlake's student body is, so are these recipes. Running the gamut from appetizers to sweet treats, they come from many different regions and nationalities." INSCRIBED by Mickelson on the front endpaper "To... in the spirit of cooking for fun." Index. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-961294604.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 87164
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  • THE ART OF AUREOLE. by Palmer, Charlie with Judith Choate.
    Palmer, Charlie with Judith Choate.
    THE ART OF AUREOLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A gorgeous cookbook by this celebrated chef, one which focuses on the intrinsic shapes and colors of the foods he prepares and combines, although the recipes themselves are tantalizingly appealing. Illustrated with double page spreads of beautiful full color photographs by Gozen Koshida. The recipes are printed in white type against a black background. Among the combinations are prosciutto with ricotta flan, tuna tartare with chili-spiced ponzu, scallops with watercress coulis and much more. SIGNED by Charlie Palmer on the half title page. Large format, printed on heavy stock throughout. 236 pp plus index. ISBN: 1-580084761.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 87710
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  • CRUNCH IT, MUNCH IT: AND OTHER WAYS TO EAT VEGETABLES. by Parenteau, Shirley.
    Parenteau, Shirley.
    CRUNCH IT, MUNCH IT: AND OTHER WAYS TO EAT VEGETABLES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - A delightful cookbook for children which includes easy ways to prepare 19 vegetables, either raw or lightly cooked, from onions to tomatoes to broccoli and more, with historical notes on their origins and information about the vitamins and minerals they contain. Illustrated with drawings by Tom Huffman. Square format. 38 pp. ISBN: 0-698204662.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (a bit of rubbing to dj, price of 6.50 still present on flap)

    Book ID: 88101
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  • BROTHER JUNIPER'S BREAD BOOK: Slow Rise As Method And Metaphor. by Reinhart, Br. Peter; Foreword by M. F. K. Fisher
    Reinhart, Br. Peter; Foreword by M. F. K. Fisher
    BROTHER JUNIPER'S BREAD BOOK: Slow Rise As Method And Metaphor.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Reading, MA: Aris Books / Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, (1991) dj. Hardcover - Recipes from this award-winning Sonoma County bakery. Includes a foreword by M. F. K. Fisher, as well as a brief account of the history of the bakery from its first incarnation as a restaurant on Haight Street in San Francisco, selling cups of coffee for 5c and inexpensive sandwiches to hippies. Glossary, index, xxiii, 193 pp. ISBN: 0-201570769.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 87545
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  • ALWAYS HOME: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories. by Singer, Fanny; Foreword by Alice Waters
    Singer, Fanny; Foreword by Alice Waters
    ALWAYS HOME: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. SIGNED first edition - A delightful book, both a cookbook and culinary memoir about growing up as the daughter of the famous chef/restaurateur Alice Waters of Berkeley's Chez Panisse. The often humorous, but always affectionate, tales of living with and traveling with her mother are interspersed with lots of informal recipes and descriptions of how to create a great meal with not much but a lot of ingenuity. A sheer pleasure to read (but also one that will inspire your own creativity) Illustrated with photographs by Brigitte Lacombe. Foreword by Alice Waters. SIGNED on the title page by Singer. 317 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82526
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  • SUNSET COOKING CHARTS. by Sunset Books,
    Sunset Books,
    SUNSET COOKING CHARTS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Menlo Park, CA: Sunset Books / Lane Publishing, (1961, c 1959). "Quick guides to basic herbs, cooking spices, baking spines, flavorings, vegetables, barbecuing" Large softcover, printed on stiff ivory stock with gold and olive green highlights. 12 pp in stiff stapled wrappers.

    Condition: Very good (small spot to upper margin of a few pages)

    Book ID: 84029
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  • MRS. WHALEY ENTERTAINS: Advice, Opinions, and 100 Recipes from a Charleston Kitchen. by Whaley, Emily in conversation with William Baldwin.
    Whaley, Emily in conversation with William Baldwin.
    MRS. WHALEY ENTERTAINS: Advice, Opinions, and 100 Recipes from a Charleston Kitchen.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1998. Hardcover first edition - Charleston octogenarian and noted gardener Emily Whaley shares her other favorite hobby - cooking delicious meals and serving them to the people she loved - a collection of family anecdotes and timeless Southern recipes, salted liberally with Mrs. W.'s strong opinions. Published posthumously. Index, xii, 266 pp. ISBN: 1-565122003.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86502
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  • CUCINA RAPIDA: Quick Italian-Style Home Cooking. by Wright, Clifford A.
    Wright, Clifford A.
    CUCINA RAPIDA: Quick Italian-Style Home Cooking.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Begins with a chapter on what you should have in your pantry, followed by 160 quick and easy recipes for delicious Italian-style meals, from pasta to rice dishes, meat and fish and desserts - among them penne with broccoli, fennel, and endive; stuffed pork spareribs; shrimp in garlic cream sauce and more. Index. 200 pp. ISBN: 0-688115322.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 86912
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